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  1. The Midge: Alan Cumming responds after attack on 'English' Brexit commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Sunday Herald

    Hello and welcome to The Midge, the e-bulletin that takes a bite out of politics in Scotland and elsewhere. Syrian man detonates bomb outside bar in southern Germany a bomber dead, 12 injured a MPs slate Sir Philip Green over collapse of BHS; World Anti-Doping Agency disappointed at no IOC blanket ban on Russian athletes a Democratic Party chief resigns a May to discuss Brexit and border controls in Northern Ireland a It's good to talk, says Prince Harry.

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  2. Inside the NRLRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Sky Sports

    Jenna Brooks has all the big stories coming out of the NRL as Robbie Farah's future continues to raise questions, Cronulla march on, and has Wayne Bennett taken on too much with his England responsibilities? The veteran hooker still has a year left on his contract but his future is in doubt, after coach Jason Taylor dropped the former Tigers captain to reserve grade this week in a bid to freshen his side's attack. "I've played four games in the last 12 weeks for the Tigers, three of those have been wins and in three of those, we've scored over 30 points.

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  3. Review sees changes to 200 approved chemicalsRead the original story

    31 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    The latest Chemical Review carried out by the Environmental Protection Authority has reclassified 200 substances approved for use in New Zealand, and, where necessary updated the controls put in place to manage their use. Ray McMillan, EPA's Acting General Manager of Hazardous Substances and New Organisms explains: "The EPA continually monitors the chemical landscape for new information about chemicals approved for use in New Zealand.

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  4. Tropical island resort up for raffleRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | CTV

    Interested in living on a tropical island? A couple is raffling off their property with tickets priced at US$49 each. An Australian couple are raffling their tropical island resort and say they hope whoever holds the winning US$49 ticket loves warm weather.

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  5. More delays in Esplanade station murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The Mercury

    THREE West Australian youths facing murder charges, including a 12-year-old boy, remain locked up and in limbo nearly six months since being charged, with no short-term prospects of their cases being resolved. The 12-year-old, who was 11 when arrested, is one of the youngest people ever charged with murder in Australia.

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  6. Peter James Mullens Buys 50,000 Shares of Aurasian Minerals PLC (TETH) StockRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Aurasian Minerals PLC insider Peter James Mullens purchased 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 22nd. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 4 per share, with a total value of 2,000 .

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  7. Akaroa butchery wins big at Pork AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Press On-Line

    New Zealand's best ham and bacon has been revealed and a Canterbury Butchery has taken out the title of New Zealand's ham of the year. The award-winning ham uses a traditional recipe tweaked by the staff and uses Canterbury manuka honey and Akaroa manuka for smoking.

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  8. Margot Robbie speaks out for the FIRST time about her 'sexist'...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    'Don't mess with the Aussies!' Margot Robbie speaks out for the FIRST time about her 'sexist' and 'patronising' Vanity Fair profile which ridiculed Australians Margot Robbie has responded for the first time to a controversial Vanity Fair profile which was widely criticised for its 'sexist' tone and 'patronising' attitude towards Australians. The Wolf of Wall Street actress, 26, told Network Ten's The Project on Monday that she found the interview 'really weird' but was proud to see her fellow countrymen defend Australia's reputation.

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  9. Casella buys $12.5m McLaren Vale vineyardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Drinks Business

    Casella Family Brands has snapped up a McLaren Vale vineyard for a reported AUS$12.4 million, its first foray into the premium Adelaide Hills region. A single landholding covering the has sold to Casella Family Brands for $12.4 million, as reported by AdelaideNow.com.

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  10. Telstra enhances 4G capacity, speeds with 1800MHz spectrumRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Australia's Telstra has announced the delivery of what it has called a 'significant speed boost' for mobile subscribers in North Queensland and South Australia, revealing that up to 200 cellular sites in these regions are now receiving up to 50% more 4G capacity. In a press release the operator confirmed that customers in the following locations are already benefiting from the speed improvements: Cairns, Townsville, Ayr, Innisfail, Port Douglas, Mossman, Ingham and Charters Towers.

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  11. Delay in murder case for 12yo Perth boyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    Three West Australian youths facing murder charges, including a 12-year-old boy, remain locked up and in limbo nearly six months since being charged, with no short-term prospects of their cases being resolved. The 12-year-old, who was 11 when arrested, is one of the youngest people ever charged with murder in Australia.

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  12. Sri Lanka files complaint over legend MuraliRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

    Sri Lanka's cricket board lodged a complaint Monday with the visiting Australians after their bowling consultant and local legend Muttiah Muralitharan was involved in a bust-up with his former colleagues. On the eve of the first of three Tests, board president Thilanga Sumathipala accused Muralitharan of insulting Sri Lanka team manager Charith Senanayake in a row over the Australians' use of a practice pitch in Colombo.

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  13. Hooker shift gives Wallace new legsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Mercury

    NRL: Super League wildchild Zak Hardaker says he's enjoying his time in Australia and is growing as a player and person. ON this day last year, Peter Wallace ruptured his ACL for the second time against Canberra and began pondering retirement.

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  14. Families leaving pets behind as animal rules make renting in New Plymouth toughRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Lee Wood from Stratford couldn't find a rental property that could accommodate her goat Trixie or her 10 chickens. "No pets" policies in rental homes are causing families to give up their animals in exchange for a place to live.

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  15. Now, win $49 lottery to own this island resortRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Melbourne, Jul 25 : Have you ever fancied owning an island resort? Here's your chance, as a family in Australia is casually raffling off their own tourist trap on the island of Kosrae and each ticket costs around 49 USD. Doug and Sally Beitz, who spent two decades developing the 16-room Kosrae Nautilus Resort in Micronesia, is selling it all just to be closer to their family in Australia, News.com.au reported.

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  16. Marsh Names South as President, US & Canada Unit; APAC, Middle East RealignedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    South will report to John Doyle, president of Marsh, and will be based in Marsh's New York office. He will oversee Marsh's U.S. core brokerage, businesses in Canada, and portfolio of U.S. businesses encompassing industries and practices.

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  17. Motorsport: Super Black Racing owner passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    "Super Black Racing is deeply saddened to confirm the death of team founder and owner, Tony Lentino who passed away peacefully today at his home in Wellsford, New Zealand following a fifteen month battle with cancer," team said via a statement. "Lentino was the driving force behind the creation of the all-Kiwi Supercars team which has competed full-time in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship for the last two seasons after making a wildcard debut at Bathurst in 2014.

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  18. Netball: Swifts too quick for Magic in last clashRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Swifts' Kimberlee Green passes with Magic's Jamie-Lee Price chasing during the ANZ Championship semi-final. Photo / Getty Images The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic have been bundled out of the semifinals by a ruthless NSW Swifts side, leaving the Sydney outfit and the Queensland Firebirds to contest what will be the last transtasman league grand final next weekend.

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  19. Trans-Tasman final will be an all-Australian affair yet againRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Age

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic had been the last New Zealand team standing, but lost 64-45 to the NSW Swifts on Monday night in Hamilton.

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  20. Impact launches $100M solar fundRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    The fund, which has exclusive rights to buy $60 million worth of Australian solar infrastructure projects in varying stages of construction, expects to deliver stable, long-term cash returns by investing in commercial and utility-scale solar farms secured by long term off-take arrangements with high quality counterparties including local and state governments. It plans to deliver a 10% pre-tax internal rate of return and is seeking $50 million in equity from multiple investors and $50 million in debt, probably from a single lender.

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